Q: I have oily skin do I avoid facial oils?

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Question. Do I have to avoid facial oils if I have oily skin?

Answer. The classic oily skin catch 22! 
Contrary to popular myth oil does not make oily skin oilier. The right combination of natural, plant derived facial oils, are actually very beneficial to oily skin. Without diluting ingredients like water and preservatives they are absorbed quickly and their potent nutritional and hydrating properties will help normalise excessive oil production and refine the skin's texture.
However, not all facial oils are created equal, so be mindful of the ones that contain synthetic oils and comodogenic oils. These types of non-natural oils tend to work less well for oily skin and can result in clogged pores and sebum overproduction. 

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